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October video update from PSNC Policy Team

A new video update from Alastair Buxton, PSNC’s Director of NHS Services, is now available to watch. In the video, Alastair praises the efforts of community pharmacy teams in breaking their previous flu vaccination record in under two months. He reflects on just how important this achievement is in demonstrating to the NHS and Government...

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PQS final reminder: Aspiration payment claim window closes today

Community pharmacy contractors have until 11.59pm today (Friday 29th October 2021) to claim an Aspiration payment for the Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) 2021/22 before the window for claiming this payment closes. The Aspiration payment is optional; if contractors do not want to claim it, it will not impact on the contractor’s ability to claim a...

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New pharmacy record: over 3 million flu vaccinations administered in eight weeks

Community pharmacy teams have proved yet again that they can deliver vital public health services at scale and pace, having administered over 3 million flu vaccinations under the national Flu Vaccination Service in just eight weeks, a new record for the sector. In 2020/21 the total number of vaccinations administered in community pharmacies under the...

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Adjusted price for Indoramin 20mg tablets following price changes in October 2021

During the month of October 2021, PSNC received several reports from contractors unable to obtain Indoramin 20mg tablets (60) at the published Drug Tariff price of £50.59. PSNC submitted a request for a price concession but this was later withdrawn after confirmation from the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) that, due to the...

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Medicine Supply Notification: Latanoprost 50microgram/ml / timolol 5mg/ml (Fixapost) 0.2ml unit dose preservative free eye drops

MSN/2021/050 Tier 2 – medium impact Date of issue: 27/10/2021 Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Latanoprost 50microgram/ml / timolol 5mg/ml (Fixapost®) 0.2ml unit dose preservative free eye drops Fixapost® eye drops are out of stock until mid-November 2021 Latanoprost (Monopost®) 50microgram/ml 0.2ml unit dose preservative free...

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